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The Dawson Compound

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Alt Names

Temples Millpond

Last Known StatusOpen  (open during select dates)

Located near Ruther Glen, Virginia, this private motocross track is only open during select dates and the current status is posted on the parks Facebook page. Riders must contact the owner for permission to practice and there is no fee to ride but a $25 donation is encouraged.

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Nearest CityRuther Glen, VA
Address4071 Rattletrap Road, Ruther Glen, VA 22546
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From: Fredericksburg, VA
1) Take I-95 south to Exit 110
2) Turn right (west) off the exit ramp onto Ladysmith Road, continue 5 miles
3) Turn right (north) on Countyline Church Road, continue 2.8 miles
4) Turn left (west) on Rettletrap Road, continue .5 miles toward track entrance.


LandPrivate, Personal Track


Recommended StayFull Day
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum


Permit RequiredNo
Dates Opencheck Facebook for current schedule
Spark ArrestorNoA spark arresting silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise LimitNo
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsProhibited
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSProhibited
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYes
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.


Parking ($0.00)
EntryNo ($0.00)
RidingNo ($0.00)
CampingNo ($0.00)


Contact InfoThe Dawson Compound
4071 Rattletrap Road
Ruther Glen, VA 22546



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Climate TypeUrban/man-made
Elevation280 to 320 ft.
Loose DirtThis track has almost all loose dirt.All
Hard PackThe track has no hard pack terrain.None
SandThis track has no sandy areas.None
MudThe track has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe track has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis track has no rocks.None
TreesThe track has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis track has no steep hills.None
Water CrossingsThe track has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis track has many small jumps.Many
Large JumpsThis track has many large jumps.Many
BermsThe track has almost all berms.All
Sand/Gravel PitsThis private park has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis private park has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis private park has no roads.None
HazardsThis track has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis track has mostly beginner terrain.Mostly
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis track has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis track has no expert terrain.None


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Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (SE)Citgo (804) 448-2880
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (SE)Citgo (804) 448-2880
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (E)Hidden Acres Family Campground (804) 633-7592
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (E)Hidden Acres Family Campground (804) 633-7592
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (E)Hidden Acres Family Campground (804) 633-7592
Primitive Camping Campground5-20 Miles (NW)Lake Anna State Park Campground (540) 854-5503
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (SE)Citgo (804) 448-2880
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (NW)Lake Anna State Park Beach (540) 854-5503
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteTemples Millpond
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (NW)Lake Anna State Park Boat Ramp (540) 854-5503
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